Rachis Altar Candle – ORIGINAL

Rachis Altar Candle – ORIGINAL


Reclaim the ritual of night, with the Rachis Altar Candle (Original) –

100% organic beeswax – Handcast in Australia by Silkensap Studio


"It makes perfect sense that candlelight, an ancient and widely used form of illumination, that burns natural waxes, is better for us. Using a candle is akin to bringing the fires that we all used to gather around (and some of us still do) inside, in miniaturized form. Fire connects us to our deep human ancestry, and our bodies recognize that." read more


rachis; a vessel, a prayer, an ephemerality; the body – wax cells converge on this moment, where will you diffuse them – a deep umber scar awaiting the return of flesh ? – a dam filled with yabbies ? – a druidic body in muddy lust ? – an alcove, carved into the belly of your chrysalis ? – at the place where I was birthed, beneath stalk and stem ? – and what is left when I am gone ? – a vaporous perfume yes, the memory of bees – but something else too, something that hides beneath the folds of breath, a forgotten sense – our cells yearn to remember – the insect muses call to us from a scathe of branches – a whistle-sound from superorganism, each body a lung – it crackles through your roots – dryads flicker past the entrance to their antechamber – was that an invocation ?

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